ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The officers at the Robbinsville Police Department give back to the community every day.   This month, they are taking on an additional task to help raise awareness and support of breast cancer research. 

The Robbinsville Township PBA #344 is hosting their annual pin fundraiser.  The specially constructed metal pins are designed with the Robbsinville Township Police patch and breast cancer awareness ribbon. 

"We are happy to help raise awareness as everyone, including our PBA family, has been affected by cancer in one way or another. You will see some of us wearing these pins on our uniforms as well," said Mike Slininger, president of PBA #344.

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According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight American women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.  In 2020, they estimate that 30 percent of all cancer diagnosis in women will be from breast cancer. The disease is estimated to cause the death of 42,170 women and 530 men this year alone. 

Pins can be purchased at the dispatch window at Robbisnville Police Department located at 1117 Route 130.  A minimum donation of $10 is appreciated through cash or check payable to RTPBA 344. Proceeds benefit breast cancer research and awareness programs. 

For more information about the Robbinsville PBA program, contact Mike Slininger at MichaelS@Robbinsville.net

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